Recent research grants

PI, Dept. Co-PI Research area Title Sponsor Start date End date Award
Bir, Cynthia A., BME     Development of the TrueTissue Platform for Non-lethal Weapon Testing and Evaluation Luna Innovations Inc. 10/15/2020 8/31/2022 $327,520
Bir, Cynthia A., BME     Behind Armor Blunt Trauma Injury Database (BABT ID) U.S. Army Research Laboratory 10/1/2020 9/30/2023 $631,679
Klueh, Ulrike W., BME     Understanding the mechanisms of Dip and Recover by use of histology DexCom, Inc 10/23/2020 5/22/2021 $100,000
Ren, Wei-Ping, BME     Preparation and characterization of antibiotics-loaded polymeric DCPD (PDCPD) ceramic scaffolds Ascension Providence Hospital and Medical Centers 11/11/2020 11/10/2021 $30,000
Zhang, Liying, BME     Phase III Enhancements of the GHBMC 50th Percentile Male and 5th Percentile Female Occupant Models in the Body Region Level Head Global Human Body Models Consortium - GHBMC 1/1/2018 12/31/2022 $20,000
Zhang, Liying, BME     Establish Brain Injury Thresholds using Validated Finite Element Models Alliance for Automotive Innovation 11/21/2020 11/20/2021 $70,000
Durand, Helen Elaine, CHE     Optimization Based Materials Design and Manufacturing U.S. Air Force 2/15/2019 2/14/2022 $149,419
Harris, Carolyn Anne, CHE     How is Hydrocephalus Treatment Dependent on Astrocyte Phenotype Expression? Hydrocephalus Association 12/1/2020 12/31/2021 $24,877
Harris, Carolyn Anne, CHE     Engineering human choroid plexus-on-a-chip as a non-animal model to advance the understanding of how hydrocephalus alters normal CSF secretion and to aid the development of therapeutics. The International Foundation for Ethical Research 10/26/2020 10/25/2021 $12,500
Harris, Carolyn Anne, CHE     Omniphobic cerebral shunt to eliminate clogging and dysfunction FreeFlowMD 12/14/2020 8/31/2023 $93,417
Harris, Carolyn Anne, CHE     Optimization, characterization and testing of flow regulated valve using in-vitro Hydrocephalus simulation device Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, Inc. 1/1/2021 12/31/2021 $15,000
Bills, Tierra S., CE     Living Lab Program DDP Bike Share Corporation 1/1/2021 6/30/2023 $25,082
Dittrich, Timothy M, CE     Ecology Center - Audit of Air Quality Monitors in Wayne County Ecology Center 1/1/2021 12/31/2021 $40,000
Miller, Carol Jean, CE     GSI-Informed Urban Groundwater Monitoring Networks U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA 12/1/2020 11/30/2021 $25,000
Shuster, William D., CE     Dorm-level Wastewater monitoring for SARS CoV-2 material: a process-based approach to inform early-warning and control Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, & Energy 10/1/2020 2/15/2021 $38,700
Shuster, William D., CE     Dorm-level wastewater monitoring for SARS CoV-2 material: a process-based approach to inform early-warning and control Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, & Energy 10/1/2020 12/30/2020 $263,809
Arslanturk, Suzan, CS     Early detection of aggressive prostate cancer through molecular biomarker identification using deep learning Karmanos Cancer Institute - KCI 11/1/2019 10/31/2021 $59,965
Fisher, Nathan W., CS     Collaborative Research: CPS: Medium: Timeliness vs. Trustworthiness: Balancing Predictability and Security in Time-Sensitive CPS Design National Science Foundation - NSF 2/1/2021 1/31/2024 $240,000
Shi, Weisong, CS     SII Planning: The Center of Brain Enthused Sensor Topology for future Navigation, Exploration, Surveillance, and Transportation (BEST NEST) Worcester Polytechnic Institute 8/15/2020 7/31/2021 $30,461
Zhu, Dongxiao, CS     SCC-CIVIC-PG Track A: Leveraging AI-assist Microtransit to Ameliorate Spatiotemporal Mismatch between Housing and Employment National Science Foundation - NSF 1/15/2021 6/30/2021 $49,898
Han, Xiaoyan, ECE     NDE Sensors, Modeling, and Analysis on Generative Adversarial Networks for Realistic Physics Simulations Lynntech, Inc. 12/1/2020 9/28/2022 $154,000
Pandya, Abhilash Kirit, ECE     Computerized System for Detection, Assessment, and Visualization of Intraoperative Bleeding During Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery RediMinds Inc. 10/15/2020 6/30/2021 $81,000
Xu, Yong, ECE     Collaborative Research: SitS:Integrating novel greenhouse gas sensor technology with mechanistic modeling to improve projections of Arctic soil responses to climate change and fire National Science Foundation - NSF 1/1/2021 12/31/2025 $229,724
Liao, Yeau-Jian, ET     Resource Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) - II Macomb Community College 7/1/2019 6/30/2022 $53,025
Yaprak, Ece Tadik, ET     Improving the Educational Experiences, Outcomes, and Career Pathways of Welding Technology Students University of Michigan - U of M 9/1/2020 8/31/2023 $104,964
Rickli, Jeremy L., ISE     Factory Execution @ Speed of Thought National Science Foundation - NSF 1/15/2021 12/31/2021 $50,000
Venkatachalam, Saravanan, ISE     Novel Data-Driven Algorithms for Autonomous Vehicle Path Planning Problems with Uncertain Data Parameters University of Michigan - U of M 1/2/2019 12/31/2021 $87,751
Yildirim, Murat, ISE     An Integrated Framework for Condition Monitoring Based Asset Management in Hydropower Fleets: Adaptive and Scalable Prognostics, Operations, and Maintenance Argonne National Laboratory - ANL 1/14/2021 12/13/2021 $20,000
Arava, Leela Mohana Reddy, ME     CAREER: Designing Interfaces for Electrochemical Energy Storage: A Mechanistic Perspective National Science Foundation - NSF 2/15/2018 1/31/2023 $106,713
Ku, Jerry Chih, ME     Graduate Student Support of Testing and Evaluation of Advanced Vehicle Systems Argonne National Laboratory - ANL 10/1/2020 9/30/2021 $118,803